Learn Scuba

Learn from true scuba pros how to dive safely under all kinds of conditions.

Begin your scuba training in our in-house, heated pool

Continue learning with scuba specialty programs

Out of practice? Take a scuba refresher course.

Observe reef fish behavior through scuba
Reef diving, wreck diving, drift diving – it's all exciting when you know how

Scuba Instruction For All Divers

The scuba professionals since 1966 – our experienced instructors can prepare you for your next scuba adventure. Whether you're a beginning diver, specialty diver or technical diver, we offer the instruction you need to be safe underwater and to have fun! 

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Learn How To Scuba Dive

Get scuba certified and start your dive adventures today!

Open Water Diver

This globally-recognized certification program is the best way to begin your life-long adventure as a certified scuba diver. Personalized training is combined with in-water practice sessions to ensure you have the skills and experience required to become truly comfortable underwater. You will earn the SSI Open Water Diver certification.

Get a taste of diving with the Scuba Diver program

Scuba Diver

This program is for students who do not have the time to complete the Open Water Diver program, and provides you with the training and experience required to dive in open water environments under the supervision of a dive professional. You will earn the SSI Scuba Diver certification, which can be upgraded to the SSI Open Water Diver certification with additional training.

Scuba Skill Update course

Scuba Skills Update

A Scuba Skills Update provides you with the opportunity to review and practice necessary scuba skills that you learned in your original Open Water Diver program under the guidance of an SSI Dive Professional. The Scuba Skills Update is often a required for continuing your diving training after a long period of time away from the sport. You will be issued an SSI Scuba Skills Update recognition card.

Continue Your Dive Education


Specialty Diver Bundle

SSI Specialty Diver is your first step toward becoming an SSI Master Diver, and can begin as soon as you complete your Open Water Diver training. By completing any two SSI Specialty programs that interest you, and logging 12 open water dives, you will automatically receive the SSI Specialty Diver recognition rating along with your SSI Specialty program certifications.

Take your scuba skills to the next level.

Advanced Open Water Diver Bundle

SSI Advanced Open Water Diver is the next recognition rating on the path to becoming an SSI Master Diver, and includes four SSI Specialty program Digital Kits. After completing the four SSI Specialty programs that interest you, as well as 24 logged dives, you will automatically receive the SSI Advanced Open Water Diver recognition rating, along with your SSI Specialty program certifications.

Ask us about our bundle discount on specialty courses.

Scuba Specialty Programs

Choose from dozens of specialty programs. Most Aquatic Sports divers get some or all of the following specialties under their belt to open up the underwater world.

Choose from yet more programs on the SSI site. Our scuba pros teach them all! Fill out our online scuba course request form, or give us a call to enroll in any specialty program.

Deep Diving specialty program

Learn to safely and comfortably plan and conduct dives beyond 18 meters.

Diver Stress & Rescue specialty program

Learn the skills to recognize and deal with stress, prevent accidents and properly deal with emergency situations encountered by divers.

Dry Suit Diving specialty program

Learn the requirements for dry suit diving, using your gear and dealing with emergency situations unique to dry suit diving.

Get certified in the Enriched Air Nitrox dive specialty

Learn to dive with enriched air mixtures. Nitrox can increase your no-decompression limits, increase safety and shorten surface intervals.

Get equipment techniques training at Aquatic Sports

Learn how to choose, maintain and store your Total Diving System. This ensures performance and increases equipment longevity.

Get certified in underwater navigation with our scuba pros

Learn to safely navigate underwater during a dive – use a compass and natural navigation techniques, estimate distance, basic navigation patterns.

Try our night and limited-visibility program

Learn to safely dive at night or in limited visibility conditions. You'll learn how to enter/exit, use specialized equipment and communicate with a buddy.

Get your Perfect Buoyancy specialty certification

Learn to increase your buoyancy control, minimize your breathing gas consumption and move effortlessly above the ocean floor.

Get trained in wreck diving

Learn to safely dive artificial reefs and wrecks. Attain the skills required to safely scuba dive above and around these underwater treasures.